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This is a review about the worst food we have ever experienced at Sea!!
"We booked on the inaugural sailing departing Barcelona on the 7th of April. When paying circa £6000 for a 7 day cruise you expect / deserve a certain level of food quality. As beautiful as Symphony of the Seas..."Read More
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Go big or go home

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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seaface

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I like new ships - had to try. Glad I got to try before this virus shutdown. Gorgeous ship with lots to do. We took a 7 day western Caribbean and never were bored. Loved the junior suite - big enough for our 16 year old to come with us. It had a walk in closet that was perfect for changing. Had our cabin on deck 6 - most convenient to the bar. We loved the entertainment. We are not ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Junior Suite

Traveled with children

8 Helpful Votes


A Tale of 2 Cruises

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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longjohn49

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Let me preface this by saying we took a RCCL cruise on Anthem of the Seas last fall (2019) to Canada and New England; and, our experience was terrific. The crew was friendly, the ship offered plenty of activities planned to keep us busy, many food choices (non-premium), excellent shows, and the music offered was varied/enjoyable. Now fast forward about 6 months to our cruise on the Symphony of ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

3 Helpful Votes


Underwhelming! Expected So Much More!

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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vaznayak

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

After having sailed on Princess, Carnival and the past several times on Disney, we decided to try Royal Caribbean. We decided to try out the Symphony because 1/ it has very high ratings among RC's fleet, 2/ we wanted to see what the world's biggest ship had to offer, and 3/ they ship stopped at islands we hadn't been to before - including RC's own CoCo Cay. We booked an outside balcony cabin on ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

Traveled with children

10 Helpful Votes


34 ChiTown Cruisers had an Amazing Time!!!

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Raxar005

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I booked this cruise last year in Feb 2019 while on the Harmony of the Seas. I also got to have 32 Family & Friends join us. I booked this cruise specifically as it was a newer ship and sister of the HOS (which my husband and I enjoyed tremendously). I booked 13 Boardwalk Balconies primarily for the extra perks that were being offered at the time for this cabin. Embarkation: traffic was a mess ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Boardwalk View Balcony

5 Helpful Votes


It's ok

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Kosh III

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

The ship was not our choice, we were in a group and the organizer always uses Royal,. Embarkation was fast and easy aside from sitting in the terminal waiting to board. Self -assist off the ship was quick and easy, 15 minutes or less from the time we started till we were outside. The ship was too large for our taste, our cabin was 7600, middle/middle so everything was a long walk. ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

2 Helpful Votes


Amazing Time

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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Anniesuzannie

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We travel with an adult cruise group. We have an excellent Travel Agent who sets us up on the newest and best ships of Royal Caribbean. We were on the Symphony last year for Super Bowl. This year we were a little skeptical because it was winter break for school age kids. We thought it was going to be wall to wall people. The Symphony can handle crowds!!!! We had absolutely no problems with ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

19 Helpful Votes


Strip Mall of the Seas

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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WeLove2Fly

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Go to your nearest Mall. Double the price of coffee, triple the price of beverages, then add sociopathic security guards who enforce confiscatory policies by leveraging safety to take money from you. Examples include the policy that you can't wash your bathing suit, because doing your laundry is unsafe (safety is $35 a bag for wash service), video games involving balance on a fake boogie board ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with children

7 Helpful Votes


First cruise ever

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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cathmandu

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We had friends already booked on this cruise and decided to join them. We live in the Ft. Lauderdale/ Miami area and decided to go (we never had been on a cruise). Plus it was a new ship. Actually cruised on 2/9/2019 to 2/16/2019. We had the best time ever. We didn't know what to do or expect. We had My Time Dining and the first night we checked in right at 5:30 and asked for a table of 2 and ...
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Sail Date: February 2019

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Ocean View Balcony

1 Helpful Vote


For kids

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Eastern

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gwebsterg

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have enjoyed Regent , and Celebrity, but wanted to take 3 young grandchildren who would not like those sort of boats. The Symphony on board activities attracted us, and we could get a suite for all 8 of us, the itinerary was incidental as we wanted to use the rock climbing wall, zipline, hot tubs, pools, table tennis, slides, and see ice show. So my agent persuaded us to go on this ship which ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms

16 Helpful Votes


Puertorrican Family with Vegan Daughters in a Budget

Review for Symphony of the Seas to Caribbean - Western

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ralip28

6-10 Cruises

We are a puertorrican family composed by mom (47), dad (48), daughters (19 and 21). In January 2 we fly from Puerto Rico to Ft Lauderdale, to board Symphony of the Seas on January 4. We stay in Hampton Inn Coconut Groove/Coral Gables, a small hotel with breakfast included, very good price per night and the best location ever (close to restaurants, parks, the train and public transportation), and ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Departure Port: Wellington

Cabin Type: Interior

13 Helpful Votes


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